I cannont understand why that insistence on being recognized by Hamas. What should Israel care about being recognized by a terrorist gang? Isn?t Israel legitimate without the recognition of such kind of people? Your insistence may lead the terrorists to believe they are the source for Israel?s legitimacy.
Palestinian faction declare strike in Bethlehem in mourning of teen's death at noon(Haaretz)
from the article: Ehud Olmert rejects Hamas' offer of cease-fire in Gaza Strip